Linux enterprise desktop distributions
- April 13, 2012
News in brief: Red Hat partners with 10gen to provide MongoDB NoSQL database. Kubuntu gains new sponsor. Samba patch plugs security hole.
- April 06, 2012
Microsoft makes it on the list of top Linux code contributors. Also, new Ubuntu version makes waves and two enterprise Linux giants celebrate milestones.
- November 11, 2011
The openSUSE project releases version 12.1, which includes new Gnome Shell 3.2; Red Hat, Canonical and The Linux Foundation all concerned about Windows 8 locking-out Linux; and other open source news.
- October 25, 2010
Unity, Canonical's netbook user interface, will replace GNOME as the default UI for both PCs and netbooks in Ubuntu 11.04.
- October 07, 2010
Ubuntu 10.10 for desktops and netbooks includes Windows file integration via cloud services and an application portal.
- June 11, 2010
HP has purchased Phoenix Technologies' slim Linux OS HyperSpace along with HyperCore and PhoenixFlip technologies, which could help the company in the tablet and mobile device market.
- April 07, 2010
Ubuntu 10.04 Linux desktop includes music collaboration and cloud file storage, social networking integration, faster boot times and support for more devices. The desktop release continues Canonical's focus on usability and intuitive design.
- October 28, 2009
Canonical heard end-user complaints about Ubuntu desktop and thus far has made more than 50 fixes in Ubuntu 9.10, which releases Thursday.
- September 25, 2009
Open source proponents say that the release of Windows 7 will give Ubuntu and other Linux distros a chance to grab desktop market share.
- July 02, 2009
The tough economy is boosting Linux desktops in business, especially among existing users, but small market share makes major gains a daunting challenge.